Funding for this site is provided by:
--03106300 MUDDY CREEK NEAR PORTERSVILLE,
--Lat 40`57'47", long
80`07'31", Butler County, Hydrologic Unit 05030105, on left
bank 1,000 ft downstream from Lake Arthur Dam, 0.2 mi north of U.S.
Highway 422, and 3 mi north of Portersville.
--51.2 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--March 1963 to September 1993, July
1994 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,160.91
ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (Pennsylvania
Department of Environmental Resources bench mark). Prior to Apr. 8,
1963 non-recording gage at site 2,000 ft downstream at different datum.
Apr. 8 to May 1, 1963, non-recording gage and May 2, 1963 to Sept. 30,
1980, water-stage recorder at site 1,000 ft downstream at datum 5.71 ft
--Station established and maintained by
the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station
is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
and the U.S. Geological Survey.
--Some regulation from October 1966 to May
1969 and completely regulated thereafter by Lake Arthur (Station
03106280) 1,000 ft upstream.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-4.6 ft; Flood stage-6
ft; Moderate flood stage-8 ft; Major flood stage-9 ft.